Title New models of co-operation; school-enterprise partnership in vocational education (Nemo)
Project Number LLP-LdV-TOI-07-FI-160800
Project Type Transfer of Innovation
Marketing Text The project is one part of developing the quality of vocational education and training.
The main aim of the project was to create new ways of school-enterprise partnership in vocational educa-tion. The primary aim was to transfer and develop new models of co-operation between vocational training organisations and enterprises.
This project offers one possibility to monitor, evaluate and develop the systems and practices nationally and internationally. Good practices and models have been developed in training organizations but usu-ally they are not used widely. This project will concentrate in essential themes of quantity and quality of cooperation.
Ten models of existing co-operation were documented. Two of the models were examples how to develop co-operation between teachers and employees. Three of the models showed how to use expert knowledge of enterprises in teaching. Students knowledge of entrepreneurship was treated in three models, and two of the models concerned the tests of professional skills and possibilities to pass an examination joint to working life.
Four models were tested and piloted. Results of testing will be used in developing curriculums, creating new ways of learning at work and certifying the curriculum give needed skills for work life
Product information As the result of the project a guidebook of “New models of co-operation; school –enterprise partnership in vocational education” was published in English, Finnish, Swedish and German